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Mohawk Hudson LAND CONSERVANCY | 2015 Annual Report

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People BOARD OF DIRECTORS Cathie Love Chair Michael Barrett Vice Chair Christopher Gorka Treasurer Kim Baker Secretary Carol Ash Tony Belsito Glen Bruening Sarah Carroll Lisa Evans Sandra Geisinger Dan Lewis Ellie Prakken Dodie Seagle Elliott Shaw

STAFF

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Mark King Executive Director

John Abbuhl Matthew Bender Charles Buchanan Ginny Carter Jeff Jones Chuck Manning Felton McLaughlin Stewart Myers John Privitera Peggy Sherman Mike Sterthous Peter Ten Eyck Maggie Vinciguerra Val Washington

Lea Montalto-Rook Development Director Connie Tedesco Stewardship Director Lisa Allendorph Finance Administrator John Schlepp Stewardship Coordinator Tina Bateman Program Assistant

Our Vision

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy contributes to the health of communities by protecting the lands we love. Photo: Flourishing Winter Berries


Chair's Message 2015 was a very good year for the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, full of terrific growth and progress. We welcomed new staff and Board members, accomplished several exciting conservation projects, and expanded partnerships that will have a lasting and positive impact for our region. Our friends and supporters have become more and more numerous, and thanks to the broad support we received — from our board, advisory council, staff, volunteers, donors and partners — we were able to expand and take advantage of opportunities to protect key parcels. As development pressure grows, MHLC’s role in the region becomes increasingly crucial and we are so grateful to our supporters. 

Cathie Love, Chair MHLC Board of Directors

The mission of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy is to enhance the quality of life in the Mohawk and Hudson River valleys by preserving land for the benefit of current and future generations. We work to give local residents opportunities to connect with nature and to have preserves near their backyards, while helping to maintain the character and quality of our communities. We had several such land conservation accomplishments in 2015. One highlight was a very generous donation to MHLC of a gem of a property in a highly developed area in Colonie. This preserve is a great addition to our portfolio of protected landscapes where open space is scarce. We are looking forward to opening the new preserve in 2017. With the increased capacity afforded to us by our new stewardship staff, MHLC was able to open two new preserves this year — the Bozen Kill and Van Dyke Preserves — which received a great reception from MHLC supporters and preserve neighbors, many of whom are now active volunteers working on the trails and enjoying the fruits of their labors. We were also able to finalize easements in our identified strategic areas of the Helderberg Conservation Corridor and in Berne. These critical projects would not have been possible without the help of our many partners and donors including the Open Space Institute, the Land Trust Alliance, The Nature Conservancy, Albany County, and the Town of Berne. In addition, this year saw a milestone for the Rail Trail as Albany County completed the paving of the initial section from Albany to Bethlehem. Support for this exciting project is at an all-time high and MHLC's Summer Solstice Festival and Hike-a-thon event was attended by a record number of people.  As we move forward to 2016, we are proud of the value we add to the region, through the efforts of our talented and dedicated staff with help from partners and volunteers, and pledge to continue with renewed fervor in the year to come. 


Conservation Success

Thanks to the support and dedication of our donors, volunteers, board and staff, and partnerships with the Open Space Institute, The Nature Conservancy, Albany County, the Land Trust Alliance, the Town of New Scotland, and the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission, MHLC was able to complete many exciting land conservation projects in 2015, including the ones listed below. 

Margaret Craven Snowden, Land owner

Photos: Margaret and her son Noah Kieserman on their recently protected land. Courtesy of Noah Kieserman. | Crops on the Craven land flourish during Summer months.

Communities

• Fox Property | 70 acres | Colonie This generous land donation in the highly developed Town of Colonie will provide public access to valuable open space along the Mohawk River. MHLC expects to open the new preserve to the public in 2017.  • Bozen Kill Preserve Opening | Knox/Guilderland With the help of volunteers, stewards and neighbors, MHLC opened the Bozen Kill Preserve to the public in the fall of 2015. The Preserve currently boasts two trails with views of the Bozen Kill and surrounding wildlife.  • Van Dyke Preserve Opening | Bethlehem Located in the heart of Bethlehem, MHLC's Van Dyke Preserve is a peaceful retreat for neighbors and visitors. The Preserve opened to the public in the fall of 2015. 

• Hilton Barn | New Scotland

MHLC is poised to acquire property for the relocation of the historic Hilton Barn, a landmark in the Town of New Scotland that is threatened by demolition.  Photos: Left: Attendees of the Van Dyke Preserve opening enjoy a tour of the new preserve. Right: Vendors line the Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail at the 4th Annual Summer Solstice Festival.


Community Events

• Annual Meeting More than 115 members joined the Conservancy board and staff for the 2015 Annual Meeting at Treviso Restaurant on Tuesday, April 14.  • Summer Solstice Festival and Hike-a-thon The Summer Solstice Celebration on the Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail was a great success! Over 1,000 attendees and more than 100 vendors enjoyed a beautiful day on the trail, while more than 200 people participated in the Hike-a-thon featuring 5 MHLC preserves.  • Fall Fundraiser: A Forest Fête On Thursday, October 8, many good friends and supporters assembled at the New York State Museum to celebrate the accomplishments of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy and to honor the life and work of Allison Bennett. The sold-out event was tremendously succesful in raising critical dollars in support of MHLC's conservation efforts. 

Save the Date

5th Annual Summer Festival and Hike-a-thon | July 17, 2016 Enjoy guided hikes on MHLC preserves and a handicap accessible hike on the newly paved Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail, followed by a summer festival at Indian Ladder Farms.  2016 Fall Fundraiser | September 22, 2016 Adirondack Hall of the New York State Museum For more events and information visit: www.mohawkhudson.org

Photos: Left: DEC commissioner Joe Martens participates in Bike to Work day. Courtesy of Peter Thomas. Right: Indiana Woodin poses at the 2014 Summer Solstice Celebration


Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail

Habitats

As work on the Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail progresses, the number of friends, supporters and volunteers continues to grow exponentially. MHLC and its Friends of the Rail Trail (FORT) committee are thrilled with the outpouring of support for the Rail Trail and grateful for the dedication shown by the trail ambassadors week after week.  Albany County anticipates opening the newly paved portion of the trail, from the Port of Albany to Delaware Ave. in Delmar, in the spring of 2016. At a January 2016 public meeting, county representatives announced their intention to pave the entire trail, from Albany to Voorheesville, by 2017. 

Naturalist Series In 2015 MHLC began a series of naturalist programs with instructor David Muska of Ondatra Adventures. The series began with an Introduction to Mushroom Identification and continued into the new year with an Animal Track and Sign course. The programs offer a fun and educational outdoor experience for all ages. Mark your calendars for these upcoming naturalist programs offered by MHLC:  Bird Language Workshop: Saturday, April 30, 2016 Family Wilderness Survival: Mother’s Day Fun: Saturday, May 7, 2016 Family Wilderness Survival: Father’s Day Fun: Saturday, June 18, 2016 Photos: Left: Emerging mushroom found in the forests near the Bozen Kill stream corridor. Right: MHLC’s Fox property in the town of Colonie


our society will be defined not only by what we create but by what we refuse to destroy. John C. Sawhill

John C. Sawhill

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MHLC welcomed two new stewardship staff members to our team in 2015.

Highlights

A hiker signs in at the Bozen Kill Preserve kiosk. Courtesy of Kathy Meany.

In 2015 MHLC offered more than 14 hikes and programs to the public! Thank you to the volunteers and leaders who made it possible.

Over 150 volunteers donated over 2,400 hours of their time to helping at MHLC preserves and events and in the office in 2015! Thank you volunteers!

pen space—farm fields, wooded areas, and undeveloped land—is one of the things I value most about living in the Capital District. But like so many other places in the state and around the country, the open space that is a hallmark of southwestern Albany County is rapidly being lost to commercial and residential development. I am grateful for the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy's work to preserve the open space that is a cherished part of our communities. I support and volunteer for MHLC because I'm not taking for granted that the open, undeveloped areas in the towns and villages we love will always be there. 

Kathy Meany, Bozen Kill Preserve Steward  Margaret Craven-Snowden enjoying the Spotted Salamander hike on her protected land. Courtesy of Tim Roske

Volunteers build a bridge at MHLC's Van Dyke Preserve.

Clockwise from top left: Local officials depart the MHLC office on Bike to Work Day. Courtesy of Peter Thomas | Visitors explore trails at the Bozen Kill Preserve on opening day. | A group of hikers pose for a photograph before departing to the trailhead for one of MHLC’s Spring hikes. | Preserve Steward Dan Driscoll accepts the raffle prize from MHLC Development Director, Lea Montalto-Rook at the 2015 Annual Meeting. | Ribbon-cutting ceremony at MHLC’s new Van Dyke Preserve. | Nan Williams and Ed Miller pose at the 2015 Fall Fundraiser, A Forest Fête.


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5th ANNUAL

SUMMER FESTIVAL

& HIKE-A-THON Great family fun! Free to the public!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Made Possible by You 2015 Donors $10,000 and above

Anonymous+ Keith Bennett Cathie Love & George Berg Dorothy & Gerald Cook Tom & Lisa Evans Barbara Glaser Sherry S. Hawley Marcie Love Merle C. Winn

$5,000 to $9,999

Fall Fundraiser

Thursday, September 22, 2016 Adirondack Hall of the New York State Museum www.mohawkhudson.org

Anonymous Kim P. Baker Matt & Phoebe Bender Dr. Margaret Craven & Dr. Frank Snowden Douglas & Kip Hargrave Hans Kieserman Jeff & Judy Leon Dr. Susan Phillips Donald & Lois Porter John & Margaret Sherman Dr. Laura Tenney Judy & Steve Thomson Inga Tomson

$1,000 to $4,999 Anonymous Lisa & Jim Allendorph Claudia Anderson & Lewis Buckman Peter M. Bakal

Don & Rhonda Ballou Michael Barrett & Ruth Walters Lisa Barron Susan Blabey Charlotte & Charles Buchanan Patrick & Sarah Carroll Virginia Carter Sally Daly Dan & Maureen Driscoll Marilyn M. DuBois Glenn N. Durban Christine Galvin & Ray Rettig David & Sandra Geisinger Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Gorka Darlah L. Jasper Kevin & Camille Jobin-Davis Mark & Kristen King Robert & JoAnne King Dan Lewis & Jan Fleischner Chuck & Barbara Manning George Martin Dorothy Matsui Edward Miller Kathy Moser & David Ashton Stewart Myers Clarinda Northrop Ellen Prakken & John Smolinsky John Privitera &

You are responsible for the amazing things happening at MHLC. And we are so grateful for your tremendous support. Louise Tarantino William Reinhardt & Gail Landsman Kathy Meany & Darwin Roosa Charles P. & Nancy C. Scholes Pete & Dodie Seagle Peter Stoj & Mona Wasserman Suzette L. Tanis-Plant Peter & Rose-Marie Ten Eyck David Tieman Maggie Vinciguerra Ms. Arlen Westbrook Brian & Melinda White David & Mary Carol White

$500 to $999

Dr. & Mrs. John W. Abbuhl Carol Ash David Barnet Tony Belsito Amy Bennett Glen Bruening Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Eames Clare Field Hail & Betty Fried Nancy Heinzen & Gregory Strizich Sarah Ingalls Ted & Sally Jennings Jeff Jones & Eleanor Stein Anina la Cour, DVM Richard & Rebecca Langer

Scott & Debbie Lewendon Robert & Nancy Lynk David & Sandra Martin Erick McCandless & Antoinette Villani Dale & Joy Meyer Nicholas & Hilary Miller Lauri & Rob Plattner Rebecca Keim & Nathan Pruitt Ted & Sherry Putney Peter Richards Carol & Greg Roeder Henry Stebbins & Val Washington Michael & Carolyn Sterthous Ronald & Carolyn Tweedie

$250 to $499

Cindy Arnold Marilyn Bradley Tony & Mary Brankman Alvin & Sharon Breisch Joseph Castiglione John & Connie Clarkson Elsa G. deBeer MaryKay L. DelGiacco Robert S. Drew Ann Ellery Reed & Jody Ference Ronald & Regina Gerhard Robert & Monica Gordon Walter Hayes Michael Jarus


Jocelyn Jerry Joyce Keenan Anne Kulak Tsun & Fang Lin Edna Litten Andi Lyons & Janka Bialek Felton McLaughlin Irene Lurie & Thad Mirer Eric Molho Janet B. Nardolillo Bill & Betty Nathan Bruce Nelson Network for Good Pete & Sue Nye Richard & Patricia Patrick Henry & Sally Peyrebrune Joe & Dorothee Racette Grace & Bill Rainey Mary Ann Randall Margaret Z. Reed George & Ingrid Robinson Donna Sawyer Steven & Sherry Schrade Martha D. Schroeder James & Robin Sevinsky Elliott Shaw Andris Simsons Onnolee & Larry Smith Hank & Carolyn Steadman Karen Strong Jay & Rozanne Summerson James Suozzo Dr. & Mrs. Clifford Tepper Cecilia Tkaczyk Alison E. VanKeuren Laura Welles Austin Woodward Roger & Emilie Wright Jas Yolles

$100 to $249

Lawrence & Penny Alden Roger & Sandra Alinger Annette Argyros Katherine Armstrong & Chester Harvey Paul & Melanie Axel-Lute A. Graham Bailey Nancy & Chris Bailey Jeffrey & Martha Baker Donna Ann Bartlett Mr. & Mrs. Phil Bazicki Karen C. Beck Andrew & Beth Beers Dan & Mary Berry Richard & Yvonne Berschwinger Al & Sue Berzinis Sherry Bishko Ruth Bonn John & Mary Brennan Paul & Brenda Breslin Alyson Brody Regina Boyles & George Burns Wendy Carroll Robyn Churchill Rae Clark George Clifford Judith & Louis Clough K. Brian Collins Neil & Beverly Colman Paul & AnneMarie Comber Kenneth & Diane Connolly Mr. & Mrs. Thomas P. Connolly Donald Cornell & Carol Schour John & Grace Crary Thomas Crowl Dennis Dabiere John Delahanty Thomas & Nancy Dolin

Christine M. Doran Peter & Marilyn Douglas Susan Dubois Larry Eckhaus Erica Sufrin & Ed Horn Roswell Eldridge David Esmond David L. Shern & Mary Evans Bill Fairchild Jonathan Feinberg Gwen Spicer & David Fitzjarrald Dr. & Mrs. Eric F. Foster Nancy & Robert Fraser Roy & Judy Fruiterman Jack & Ginny Gajewski Alice Gibson Paul & Patricia Gioia Nathan Giordano & Tara Murphy Alan Goldberg & Karen Lipson Helene Goldberger & Paul Baitsholts Christopher Greagan Ronald & Melissa Greenberg Maryanne Gridley & Charles H. Klaer Philip & Dianne Hansen Helen Harris Howard Hart Sheila Hart Betty Head Dr. & Mrs. James Hoehn Matthew & Sara Hotopp Mary Irish Ellen Jabbur Inge Jacobs Amy Jesaitis Roger & Nancy Jestel Mary Elizabeth Jones Judith M. Joyce

David & Cindy Kahlbaugh Marilyn & Stan Kaltenborn Jim & Susan Kambrich Tuula Karabin Ed Kautz & Nancy Peterson Charles Keefe Daniel L. Keefe Susan L. Keitel Andrew Kenyon Janet Kerr Stewart Dutfield & Jean Kerr David King Lois E. Klatt William & Stephanie Kolbe David & Ann Krischer Anne Kulak-Vernooy Erik Kulleseid & Mark Eisenhardt C. Douglas Kundel Deborah Lambeth-Jones Ann Lapinski Susan Lawrence Arden Leach Linda LeClair George Leveille Joseph S. Levinger Dennis Winslow & Mark Lewis Mark Lewis David & Libby Liebschutz Kathleen LoGiudice & John Blanchard Scott and Cindi Macomber Elizabeth Manning Ellen Manning Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Maritato Maeve McBride Matthew & Christy McElligott Rob McGrath Leslie McGregor & Steve Siegard

Catharine & James McHugh Marie & Peter McHugh Patrick McSharry & Julie Sasso Bernard Melewski Linda Mertz & Paul Partridge Sam & Jan Messina Thomas Meyer & Maura McPeak Ed Miles David Alan Miller & Andrea Oser Linda Miller & Bob Lowry Matt & Karen Miller Thomas B. Milner Barbara Mladinov Tolga Morawski Mary & Malcolm Morris Jeanette & Kenneth Mortensen Donald & Ann Morton David A. Munro & Eileen Hoffman Joseph Murphy Sigrin & Jonathan Newell Joseph & Rita Okoniewski William & Katy O'Rourke Line Ory Melissa Palmer Jennifer M. Pearce Sallie Pellman Jon Pessen Susan Pezzolla Paul & Diana Praus Richard & Mary Raczkowski Dale & Craig Raisig Judith M. Ramsey John Razzano Paul & Katja Rehm Steve Relles Anne K. Reynolds David M. Rhodes


Mike Ritty & Sue Bogdan Chris & Debbie Salo Dave & Arlene Sampson Rosemary Sausville Laurie Schaible Janet Ward Schofield Alice Schrade Marian Schwager & Roman Hedges Robert & Susan Scofield Geoff & Mary Jane Serfilippi Julie M. Sheridan MaryAnn & Bruce Shubert Virginia Touhey & Kathleen Simmonds Helen & Bob Smith Suzanne Smith Becky Steiner Robert H. Suss Peter & Janis Sutherland Dr. & Mrs. Edwin Taft John & Sally Ten Eyck Mary Lou Terko Kristen Teuscher Peter A. Thomas Susan & John Toohey Patty & Kent Troup Patrick Van Roey Mari Vosburgh Martha Waldman Larry S. Walley Mary B. Werner Steven R. White Connie Strong Wilbur Harold & Kerry Ann Williams Caleb Wistar Anna Wolfe Dana E. Yanulavich Earl & Jody Zimmerman

David & Iva Zornow

$50 to $99

Bob Addis Christopher & Kelly Albright Timothy & Susan Albright K. Balasubramanian Patricia Barbanell Joel & Andrea Bartfield Michele Atallah & George Benson Raymond Bertrand Florance Bigelow Karen Bopp Glenn Breuer Barbara Brundage Patt & Jeff Bull Carol & Mark Butt Joseph Capuano James J. Carr John & Debra Carson Carl Chalek Donna Crisafulli & Richard Kuhnmunch Richard Dana Tom Denham Terence J. Devine Deborah Driscoll Ann Dunn Don & Ann Eberle Christine Edwards Claudia Engelhardt Janice Fontanella Emily Gallagher Michelle Garrah Martin Gawoski Rick Georgeson Thomas, Megan & Aengus Gillespie John Hanley

Audrey Hawkins Craig & Karin Henrikson Shannon Hickman Robert F. Hoffman Albert J. Howard Alice Howes Jim Alpert & Carol Ipsen Arlene Jackson Eric & Mary Lou Jackson Greg & Laurie Jackson Justin Janco Renee Samelson & Richard Jones Patricia Kane Joan Kinsley Ann Kistler Robert Kuhn Kevin B. Kuhne Anne Kuppinger & Dan Liebert David & Joyce Laiosa Nancy Landrigan Bob Lange Eileen Larrabee Deborah Liebman Kathleen Magee Claire M. Malone Carolyn Martel Joseph & Kathleen Martens Christopher & Katherine McCarthy Louise McNeilly Skip Meislahn Joseph & Ellen Messina Ilona Muhlich Robert E. Mulligan Tom Nobles & Diana Ham Megan C. Oberting Barbara Orris Richard A. Orsi & Laurie E. Dickerson

Derrick Phillips Russ & Amy Pokorny Roberta Ponemon Ruth Rauche Mark & Cheryl Reeder Nancy Reich Wiiliam Reynolds Monique J. Roeth Nancy E. Rutenber Martha Schaefer Hayes Erasmus & Monika Schneider Barry & Kathie Schuster Ellen Schwartz Joseph J. Seymour David & Mary Shaffer Paul & Lynne Shatsoff Leslie V. Sikora Mark & Kathy Silo Bruce & Carol Smith Hon. Leslie Stein Christine Torey James Torriani Roland Tozer Kay Valentino Nancy Veeder Claudia Verga Alan & Barbara Via Margaret Blabey Young Nancy Yule Eugene Zeltmann

$40 to $49

Virginia Acquario Carlo & Kathy Agneta Brian & Lauren Axford John Borel Barbara Bradley Eric & Linda Braun Leslie Bristol

Dennis Caro Mark & Karen Frering Joan Gavrilik Stephan Hartman Holly Hawkes Judith Henery William Hetzer Randy Jennings Roy Lamberton John & Susan Leath Helena Lynch Thomas & Kathy Markert Allie Middleton & Newell Eaton Dr. Matthew J. Murnane Roberta Nunn Don & Cicilia Rodbell Paul Rosenberg Audrey Seidman Tom Stephany William & Virginia Traver Margaret A. Wallingford Donald Whitney

Up to $40

Anonymous++ Craig Angard Ronald & Susan Backer Joan Baim Carrie Bernardi Virginia Blabey Carol Bogerd Eleanor F. Bowman Janet Bowman Colin Campbell Brady Chapman Dan Conway Constance Coon Cathy D'Alessio


Operating Revenue

Operating Expenses

Current Assets

$535,694

$428,004

$988,954

Major Gifts

2015 Financial Report

MJ and William Davis Charles & Joann Dawson Fermin & Peg Delgado Frances & David Dembling Lisa DeStaso-Jones Lisa Drake Jonathan Duda John Elberfeld Sheryl English Lorraine Doyno Evans Bruce & Lisa Finkle Jim Finn Colleen Flynn Mark & Sarah Foster Patti & Dennis Frank Janice E. Frisone Robert Gehrer Marjorie Geiger Sol Goldstein Dorothy C. Gray Elliott & Nancy Greene Melissa Griesbach Ann Gainer & Stephan Haimowitz Judith A. Heffernan-Elmy Jonathan Heller Judith Lee & William Herbert Jamie Howard Barry & Diane Isenberg Lauren & Tom Kennedy Stu Klein Josh Klemm Bill Knupp Gerri Koch Maxwell Kraft Alison Kurtessis Cheng-Hua Lee George & Lynne Lenhardt Brad Malone Barbara Markey

Board

38%

41%

Stewardship Endowment

37%

Unrestricted Operating Fund

28%

Temporarily Restricted Funds

24%

13.5%

Membership

12%

Fall Fundraiser/ Other Events

11%

Corporations/ Foundations

10%

Grant Funds

10%

Other

Land Acquisition & Stewardship

5.5%

Outreach

30%

Mangement/ General

16%

Development

13%

Long Term Res. Fund 6% Strategic Acq. Fund 5%


Ben & Becky Marvin Daniel Mehlman & Margaret Shirk Philip Melnik The Meyers Sarah Miller Terry Moskowitz David H. Nelson John Overbeck & Donna May Crego Donnette Paoletti Katy Perry Arden Rauch Paul Reinhardt Beth Rice Dorothy Richards Don & Emily Roberts Jacques & Maureen Roeth Donna Rosen Neil Rosenstrauch Bill Schollenberger Gary Scoville Joe Shea Sharon Siegel Kimberly A. Snow Janet Strominger Tim & Ricky Talmage Kathy Tanner Hertha Thayer Laura Whalen & Torrijos Ricardo Lopez Carolyn Wisnewski Hank & Missy Woller Kit Yezzi

Thank You for Your Support

Honorariums

In Honor of Margaret Craven Snowden Hans Kieserman In Honor of Dan Driscoll Deborah Driscoll In Honor of Sandra Geisinger A. Graham Bailey Jody Havens In Honor of my son and hiking buddy, Matt Ramsey Judith Ramsey In Honor of Peggy Sherman Rob McGrath

Memorials

In Memory of David Blabey Anonymous+ Cindy Arnold Ronald & Susan Backer Joan Baim Susan Blabey Karen Bopp Ann Dunn Tom & Lisa Evans Jonathan Feinberg Patti & Dennis Frank Nancy & Robert Fraser Paul & Patricia Gioia Judith Lee & William Herbert Renee Samelson & Richard Jones

Deborah Lambeth-Jones George & Lynne Lenhardt Tsun & Fang Lin Scott & Cindi Macomber Elizabeth Manning Lauri & Rob Plattner Ted & Sherry Putney Janet Ward Schofield John & Sally Ten Eyck Vicary & Peter Thomas Inga Tomson Kay Valentino Margaret Blabey Young Eugene Zeltmann In Memory of Elizabeth Crawmer Creighton Manning Engineering, LLP In Memory of Thomas M. Genovese Dennis Caro In Memory of John & Elsie Hansen and Ernest & Nihla Henrikson Craig & Karin Henrikson In Memory of Jane D. Rainey Grace & Bill Rainey In Memory of Robert and Marion Raymond Dorothy Matsui In Memory of Amy Stock Laura Welles

Business, Foundation, and Nonprofit Supporters

Albany Chapter - ADK Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Albany Pump Station The Allstate Foundation AmazonSmile Appalachian Mountain Club- Mohawk Hudson Chapter Barrett Associates Bearing Distributors Inc. Town of Berne Bethlehem Garden Club Bethlehem Tomorrow The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, Inc. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Foundation Capital Wine Creighton Manning Engineering, LLP Creo Restaurant Dorner & Kosich Edward Jones Garden Study Club of Albany GE Foundation Greenway Conservancy for the Hudson River Valley, Inc. Interim HealthCare Land Trust Alliance Northeast Program Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad Corp.

Mansions at Delmar McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams McSharry & Associates Norcross Wildlife Foundation Open Space Institute Pattison, Koskey, Howe & Bucci, PC Pro Sound Associates Lawrence I. & Blanche H. Rhodes Memorial Fund, Inc. SABIC Innovative Plastics Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish Spiral Tango with Ray Andrews Stewart's Shops Corporation Times Union Van Dyke Spinney LLC White Management

Donors of Goods & Services

Albany Distilling Company Albany Devils Albany Pump Station Albany Symphony Orchestra Argyle Cheese Farmer Balance Massage Studio Kim Baker David Barnet and Julia Richards Lisa Barron Tony Belsito Bethlehem Historical Association Bountiful Bread Buca di Beppo


Capital Repertory Theatre The Carey Institute for Global Good Carrabba’s Sarah Carroll Cece’s Wool for my Best Friend Cleopatra’s Salon CNW School of Massage Therapy Cold Stone Creamery Colonial Cleaners Albany Creó Restaurant Different Drummer's Kitchen Eastern Mountain Sports, Stuyvesant Plaza Edward Jones Empire State Youth Orchestra Christine Galvin Garden Bistro Dieter Gehring Sandra & David Geisinger Ronald Gerhard Helene Goldberger, CPDT-UA, PMCT, HeartDog Gore Mountain Helderberg Hop Farm Hint of Paris Hoffman Development Corp. Honest Weight Food Co-op Hughes Opticals I Love Books John and Mary’s Grocery & The Delmar Market Place Kevin Kuhne Susan Leath Jeff & Judy Leon Dan Lewis L.L. Bean Robert Lynk The Little Book House

The Mac-Haydn Theatre, Inc. Marrello Restaurants-Bellini’s, Jacob & Anthony’s, Bellini’s Counter McCarroll’s Village Butcher Charles McCarry Natalie McDonough The Mendelssohn Club of Albany Dale & Joy Meyer Milano Restaurant New World Bistro Nicole's Restaurant Ondatra Adventures Otis & Oliver’s A Peaceful Place Massage & Wellness Ellie Prakken Premiere Transportation Group Price Chopper Proctors Theater Pro Sound Associates Andrew & Mandy Rook Saratoga Performing Arts Center Shampoodle Andy Simsons Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Shogun Sushi & Sake Bar Spectrum 8 Theatres Spiral Tango with Ray Andrews The Stockade Inn Peter Stoj & Mona Wasserman Judy & Steve Thomson Trader Joe’s Tri-City Valley Cats UAlbany Performing Arts Center The Waters Edge Lighthouse Whole Foods Upstate Wine & Spirits, Delaware Plaza

Wine And Spirits of Slingerlands Wolf Creek Farm

Solstice Celebration Supporters AFLAC Albany Chapter - ADK Albany County Albany Therapeutic Riding Center Arbonne Bath Fitter Ben's Jammin Art Projects Berkshire Hathaway Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce Bethlehem Children's School Bethlehem Forge Bethlehem Garden Club Bethlehem Historical Association Bethlehem MOPS Bethlehem Public Library Bethlehem Senior Services Bethlehem Traditional Irish Dance Black Creek Farm BlueShield of Northeastern New York Boneyard Barkery Bountiful Bread Brilliant Home Realty Bryant Asset Management Burning Obsession Flameworked Glass Cold Stone Creamery, Stuyvesant Plaza The Cue Theatre Deer Defeat LLC

Deets Catering Diane Wozniak, Artist Embellished Empire Servicedog Program Evoke Style First Niagara Bank Five Rivers Environmental Education Center Four Corners Pharmacy Freihofer's Fried Dough at Its Best Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Friends of Five Rivers Friends of the Rail Trail Guilderhaven Inc. & Whispering Willow Wild Care Hands of Grace Massage Therapy Hoops by Jem Indian Ladder Farms Laberge Massage Therapy Landis Arboretum Lauretta VanTine LL Bean Jessica Loy Luminous Jewelry Mad Dog Bicycles Merriman and Pfisters Marketplace Michael Jarus, DDS Miles Garfinkel Morrison Engineering Mr. Ding-a-Ling Ice Cream Nationwide: The Bruce Agency LLC NYR Organic Old Log Inn Naturals Old Songs

Peak Giving Tree Phillips Hardware Pine Hollow Arboretum Plexus Premiere Transportation Rob Jonas Serendipity Day Care Center, LLC Slingerlands Fire Department Solar City Solarize Albany The Spinney at Van Dyke Spiral Tango with Ray Andrews Stewart's Shops Stormwater Coalition of Albany County Stram Center for Integrative Medicine Sweet Mama Mia T.L. Roe CPA, P.C. Terri Buchardt, Artist Therapy Dogs International Thirty-One Gifts Times Union TJ's Auto and Truck Parts, Inc. Tomo Asian Bistro Town of Bethlehem Town of New Scotland Village of Voorheesville Voorheesville Community & School Foundation Voorheesville Friends of the Library Voorheesville Self Storage William P. Shannon Wrenegade Sports Zing-a-gram


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Cover Photo: View of the Catskills from the town of Rensselaerville.

2015 Annual Report  

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy www.mohawkhudson.org

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